MOUNT AIRY — Mr. Alvis Lemuel McAlexander, 90, of Mount Airy passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. He was born on July 24, 1922, in Elamsville, Va., to the late Zera C. and Martha Elizabeth “Daisy” Hall McAlexander. Mr. McAlexander retired from Pike Electric. He was a dedicated member of Flat Rock Presbyterian Church and had served as deacon, elder and clerk of the session. He was a veteran of WWII and past commander of VFW Post #2019. He was a PGM of the Renfro Masonic Lodge and also served as PDDGM. He was one of the founding members and the first chief of the Bannertown Fire Department. During his 50-year association with the department, he served many years on the board of directors. He is survived by his wife, Shelva Williams McAlexander of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dwight and Wanda McAlexander of Mount Airy, John and Cyndi McAlexander of Montclair, Va.; a daughter-in-law, Nancy McAlexander of Midlothian, Va.; grandchildren and spouses, Heather and Patrick Williams of Richmond, Va., and M. Allen McAlexander and wife Roxane of Havertown, Pa.; great-grandchildren, Henry Williams of Richmond, Va., Madelyn McAlexander and Grace McAlexander, both of Havertown, Pa.; also surviving are stepchildren, Darrell and Susan Goad and Karen Foley, all of Stuart, Va.; stepgrandchildren, Jacob Goad of Stuart, Va., and Lucian Goad and wife Tammara of Woolwine, Va.; and stepgreat-grandchildren, Lucian, Connor and Bristol Goad of Woolwine. Other survivors are brothers, Calvin, Cleo and Douglas McAlexander; and sisters, Luetta Harris and Gladys Roberts, all of Virginia. As well as his parents, Mr. McAlexander was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Goldie Goad McAlexander; and a son, Gary McAlexander. Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 17, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wilborn Rives officiating. Burial will follow in Skyline Memory Gardens with full military honors conducted by VFW Memorial Honor Guard Post #2019 of Mount Airy and Post #9436 of Pilot Mountain and full Masonic rites conducted by Renfro Masonic Lodge #691-AF & AM. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 p.m. until time for the service at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Oxford Home for Children, 600 College St., Oxford, NC 27565. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.